Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District, Boeing and BMO Harris announced today the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. In addition to 24 performances at 18 city parks, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks will also bring this summer’s touring production, The Comedy of Errors, to one suburban venue, Thomas J. Weisner RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway Ave. in Aurora.
Emmy and Grammy Award-winning comedian Patton Oswalt brings his stand-up tour to The Den Theatre for three performances only August 15 – 16, 2019, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets ($35 general admission, $55 VIP table seating) are currently available at www.thedentheatre.com, in person at the The Den box office or by calling (773) 697-3830. Ages 18+.
“GAME OF THRONES” AUTHOR GEORGE R. R. MARTIN TO BE HONORED WITH CARL SANDBURG LITERARY AWARD AT OCTOBER 10 CELEBRATION
Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Public Library Foundation announced today that fantasy and science fiction writer George R. R. Martin will receive the 2019 Carl Sandburg Literary Award. Martin is best known for his epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, which inspired the HBO series Game of Thrones.